News: Government

NSW Government to allow corporate boxes to operate at NRL fixtures from next week

Small numbers of fans are to be allowed back into venues for NRL fixtures in NSW as of next week, with groups of up to 50 people to be allowed into corporate boxes at stadiums. The NRL…

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Jun 5, 2020 ByNigel Benton Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Approval of Industry Plan sets path for reopening of Queensland’s swimming pools and aquatic centres

The Queensland Government’s approval of an Industry COVIDSafe Plan for Swimming Pools and Aquatic Centres is set to see an acceleration of the reopening of facilities in the state.…

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Jun 5, 2020 Aquatics / Government / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /


Eden Park Chief Executive ‘thrilled’ at prospect of again welcoming fans to watch live sport

With New Zealand’s Coronavirus restrictions potentially being further eased next week to allow fans to again attend sporting events, Eden Park Trust Chief Executive, Nick Sautner has…

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Jun 5, 2020 Government / Safety / Ticketing / Venues / Wellness /


Industry plan prompts Queensland Government to allow fitness clubs to operate with more than 20 exercisers

The Queensland Government is to allow gyms and fitness clubs to operate with more than 20 exercisers after the state’s Chief Health Officer’s approval of an industry COVIDSafe…

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Jun 4, 2020 Fitness / Government / Safety / Sport / Wellness /


New Zealand Government moves to eliminate Coronavirus restrictions

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today announced that the nation could move to lower Coronavirus restrictions sooner than planned based on the near elimination of the COVID-19…

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Jun 3, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Government / Hospitality / Venues /


Reopening of cultural institutions coincides with Australian Government considering support for arts and entertainment sector

Today’s reopening of the National Museum of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, more than two months after their closure amid concern over COVID-19, has…

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Jun 2, 2020 ByNigel Benton Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


Specialist support and open borders vital for survival of regional tourism

Australian Regional Tourism (ART) is calling for increased support of tourism businesses in navigating the post Coronavirus environment, calling for governments to get regional tourism…

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Jun 1, 2020 Attractions / Consultants / Fitness / Government / Tourism /


City of Melbourne advises that community facilities will reopen this week

The City of Melbourne, one of the first local governments to close its facilities due to the Coronavirus crisis, has advised that it is to commence the staged re-opening of libraries,…

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Jun 1, 2020 Education / Government / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


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